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Vt. State Trooper resigns amid investigation

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

A Vermont State trooper resigned Tuesday amid controversy and a possible criminal investigation.

Senior Trooper Eric Howley has been on administrative leave since April. Officials won't say why. The case is being handled by the attorney general's office.

Howley has been a trooper since 2005, and has been in hot water before-- accused of excessive force the same year he was hired.

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